Subject: Re: AFS/arla
To: Jim Wise <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/17/1998 14:39:14
On Thu, 17 Sep 1998 17:39:35 -0400 (EDT) 
 Jim Wise <> wrote:

 > This way, you could add /usr/pkg/db/pkg (name hypothetical) as a
 > location for package registration on diskless clients, and they would
 > automagically pick up registration for packages which were installed
 > into their /usr/pkg on the server...

for things installed in /usr/pkg, it needs to be "/usr/pkg/db/pkg/..."

...for base system programs... /var/db/pkg/... is Right...  If you have
a diskless client, well, the pkg_* tools need to be taught how to
manipulate alternate DB files, and how to notify a DB that a package
is already installed, or somehitng.

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